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Install a fan

Use this information to install a fan.

To avoid possible danger, read and follow the following safety information.

disconnect all power
The power-control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
To avoid personal injury, disconnect the fan cables before removing the fan from the device.
Before you install a fan, complete the following steps:
  1. Read the following sections to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Turn off the server. Disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).


Figure 1. Fan installation
Fan installation
Table 1. Fan installation
1 Round pin2 Fan cable
  1. Align the fan with the slot in the fan cage; then, place the fan into the slot. Make sure the fan cable goes in the cable slot, under the round pin as shown.
  2. Connect the fan cable to the connector by pressing it down until it clicks.

After you install a fan, complete the following steps:

  1. Reinstall the air baffle if it was removed (see Install the air baffle).

  2. Install the node if needed (see Install a node).

  3. Reconnect power cords and all external cables.

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